Georgia Tech School of Biology, Elizabeth Smithgall Watts endowment, ZooAtlanta

Bee-Snap

Goals

To collect and analyze big data about bee-flower interactions on the Georgia Tech campus and beyond to inform property owners and policy makers about how land use can support pollinator health.

Issues Involved or Addressed

Native and non-native bee dynamics, Evaluation of suitability ornamental and native plants as bee forage, Evaluation of scale and composition of planting areas as bee habitat, Use of mobile apps for data collection by the general public.

Methods and Technologies

  • Citizen Science
  • Bee Ecology
  • Pollinator Health
  • Data Analysis and Visualization
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Mobile App Design and Development

Academic Majors of Interest

  • Biology
  • Computer Science
  • Computational Media
  • Computer Engineering
  • Architecture
  • City and Regional Planning
  • Civil Engineering
  • Environmental Engineering

Preferred Interests and Preparation

Meeting Schedule & Location

Time: 

3:00-3:50

Day: 

Mon

Location: 

Klaus 1440

Team Advisors

Bistra Dilkina

Sponsor(s)

Georgia Tech School of Biology, Elizabeth Smithgall Watts endowment, ZooAtlanta